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Attendance is limited to fifteen to keep the focus on interaction. Most of our meetings use a case-centered framework where attendees become the Board. And the Board must wrestle with the dilemmas in the case.
Discussions are turned into podcasts and are available on boardoptions.com.
LIGHT REFRESHMENTS WILL BE SERVED.
Location for all meetings, unless otherwise noted:
Board Options at Riverside Center
Exit 22 on Route 128 is one Exit North of Route 9/Route 128 and one Exit South of Route Mass Pike/Route 128.
Get off at Exit 22 (Wellesley-Newton). Follow the signs for Grove Street/Newton. Coming from Route 128, 275 Grove Street is immediately past the Riverside Train Station on your left.
March 29. Case: "CEO Says, ‘We Need to Revise this Compensation Program……or I Leave and I Can't Promise My Senior Team Will Stay." Thomas Wilson, Wilson Group and Les Charm, partner at Youngman & Charm. Les specializes in Directorship functions for firms owned by entrepreneurs. Tom is a national expert in reward systems.
April 26. Case: "CEO/Chair of a Technology Company Recommends a Change in the Board of Director Compensation Plan." Karthik Krishnan, Mentorworks, Inc. and Assoc. Professor of Finance, Northeastern University D'Amore McKim School of Business.
May 31. Case: "If You Can't Stand the Heat, Get Out of the Kitchen." Tom Tully Sports Center is expanding and poised to achieve its exit strategy. Too much of this company centers around Tom Tully and a complaint has been filed about Tom creating a "hostile work environment." You are an external Board member of this private equity portfolio company. Karen M. Golz, former Global Vice Chair of Ernst & Young Global and Senior Advisor to The Boston Consulting Group's Audit and Risk Committee. Laurence J. Stybel, Vice President of Board Options, Inc. and co-author of "NAVIGATING THE WATERFALL, a guide for leadership and career management in the 21st Century." David Gabor is a partner in The Wagner Law Group. His expertise is employment law.
June 28. "Institutional Turnaround: The Endicott College Story." Founded as a teachers' college for women, this nonprofit institution was slipping into failure. Turnaround CEO Richard Wylie explains the story of a how this institution has become a success.
September 27. Case: "The Compensation Committee vs the Audit Committee." George Neble, former managing partner of E&Y's New England Region and Board member.
October 25. Case: "Nobody is Ready Yet," says the 63 year old CEO of a second generation family owned business. And you are the external Board member. Louann Muir.